A Familiy’s struggle with the education system in Walkerton, Indiana

  Walkerton, Indiana – Jeff and Jody Toner discuss in the South Bend Tribune article the difficulties and ‘clash‘ that they had regarding their dauhgter’s education within the school district that then resulted in their withdrawing Mallary from school and enrolling her in an online school. Mallary is now aged 12 and has Asperger Syndrome. […]

Autism Companion Magazine aims to help individuals with autism in Indiana

Hoosier, Indiana, Autism Companion – Jane Grimes left her job last summer, as marketing and enrollment director for a large autism center to start her own autism venture. Autism Companion, is an autism magazine,online support community and part advocacy organisation. Jane has a daughter who is on the autistic spectrum. Holly Robinson Peete is to […]

Aquaponic, Green Bridge Growers support young people on the autistic spectrum

Green Bridge Growers, South Bend,Indiana, Chris Tidmarsh – is an aquaponic farming operation and employs people on the autism spectrum. Autism Daily Newscast previously reported on this story here. Chris Tidmarsh has Aspergers Syndrome and earned a triple degree from Hope College in Chemistry, Environmental Studies, and French. However even with all of the qualifications […]

Two Students with Autism Named Basketball Homecoming Court

Lizton, Indiana, Tri-West High School – Held a unique event on February 7, as it was their Basketball Homecoming game. Life skills teacher Camille Dorrell had to count votes to see who among the student body would be named Basketball Homecoming Court. Fox 59 news tells that the traditional fall football event was brought indoors […]